FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Looking for fun the whole family will enjoy while visiting the Livermore Valley? Take a Rickshaw Ride, a Segway Tour, Indoor Ice Skating, Carriage Rides, Go Kart Racing, Science Saturdays, parks & recreation and so much more!
(Look for a red star on Livermore Wine Trails map and area guide)
Altogether Bicycle Rentals (& Rickshaw Rides)
Rent a Bike at Tesla Vintners.
Tour wine country by bicycle or rickshaw.
Altamont Windmill Farm Favorite place for photography.
Boot Hill/Daffodill Hill (Original pioneer cemetary) Look for Livermore’s Giant Chicken. Planted with daffodills by local garden club.
Brushy Peak Park Walk, bike, hike, look for wildlife and wildflowers.
Carnegie Art & History Museum Featuring local artists work for sale, Livermore History Museum, Drop in day care. Livermore Valley Farmers Market held on grounds May-Sept. LivermoreHistory.com
Carnegie SRVA Recreation Park Motorcycle hill climbs, off road dirt bike and other areas.
Composting Garden at end of Pacific Avenue past The Barn.
986 N Canyons Pkwy, Livermore
Casino 580 offers "no collection" to popular California games including Baccarat, Black Jack, and Three-Card Poker. Play your favorite games including Pai Gow Poker, EZ Baccarat, and more without the noise & congestion of slot machines and in the comfort of our smoke free environment. Restaurant on site.
Del Valle Regional Park
Walk, bike, hike, swim, no wake boating, boat rentals, camp store, RV & tent camp, trail ride (State parking fee) www.ebparks. org/parks/del_valle
Swim, boat, windsurf, hike, camp (with reservations), picnic and see lots of wildlife.
Free Science on Saturdays education.llnl.gov/students/science-on-saturday
LARPD Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
LivermoreCraftBeerFestival.com Taste local brews
Livermore Farmers Market Fresh vegetables, fruit, flowers, bakery items, food and music from May-Sept. all around Carnegie Park Library.
Livermore Public Library
Livermore Sportsplex on Patterson Pass
Indoor fun: Basketball courts, Laser Tag, Miniature Golf, Go Carts, Quarterback Training, Soccer, Volleyball, Tournaments & more! Great family fun for all ages.
Livermore Tour Company Tour Livermore on a Segway! Guided tours of the downtown on a Segway
Livermore Segway Tours Tues 11-6
Livermore Wine Trolley
Join us on our all inclusive wine tours (delicious box lunch, includes all tasting fees). Explore Livermore Valley Wineries in style. Register online. Also available for private charter. Remember cash to tip your driver.
Longest burning lightbulb
Never burnt out and never turned off as featured in Ripley's Believe it or Not
Moto Club Motorcycle Jumps
Robert Livermore Com. Center Swim, slides, lap pool, basketball
Niles Canyon Railway
510-996-8420 - 6 Kilkare Road, Sunol
Ride the Holiday Train of Lights during the holidays or any weekend - fun for the whole family! See web site for schedule.
Ravenswood Historic Site &
Daily by appt. - 2647 Arroyo Rd, Livermore
Ravenswood is a lovely 1885-era Victorian country estate in a setting of gardens and palm trees. It was one of the larger early vineyards in the Livermore Valley. Free public tours by costumed docents on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month (except the 4th Sunday in Dec.), from noon to 4 p.m. Two annual community events are held at Ravenswood: the Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social on the 2nd Sunday in August and the Victorian Yuletide on the 2nd Sunday in Dec. Enjoy your wedding or special event here.
Robert Livermore Community Center
Swim, slides, lap pool, basketball
Robertson Park Sports Park & Rodeo Grounds
See the World’s Fastest Rodeo second weekend in June, soccer fields (special events parking fee) Rodeo Parade downtown and BBQ Dance.
Shadow Cliffs Park
Swim, boat, fish, sunbathe, and have a great family day. Snack shack on site. (parking fee)
Sterling Horse & Carriage Co. Carriage rides in wine countryHorse and Carriage Rides around town are seasonal and available during festivals and during the holidays.
Street Science Skate Shop
2321 First Street Downtown Livermore
Mon.-Sat. 11-7, Sun. 11-6
- Half pipe indoor skateboarding, lessons, scooters, party rentals, clothing & shoes, skateboard sales & repairs. 925-455-0621 -
Skateboard Park at end of Pacific Avenue past The Barn.
Sunol Regional Park
Hike, bike, explore. Walk out to see Little Yosemite in the spring when it is roaring whitewater.
Sycamore Grove Park Walk, bike, hike, trail ride (parking fee)
The Barn Livermore’s original community center on Pacific Avenue features small art shows, for rent for private events.
Totem Pole Located at Holmes & Fourth St. was made for the city by a local native American. The Time Capsule buried near the Totem Pole was misplaced as told in Livermore The Movie.
Tri Valley Quarter Midget Association
Tri Valley Ice Skating Livermore’s FIRST Indoor Ice Rink!6611 Preston Ave. #D Livermore (S Vasco exit)
- Skate rentals, Parties, Hockey, Great exercise for the whole family! 925-606-6900 -
Umigo Indoor Go Kart Racing
6538 Patterson Pass Rd, Livermore
- The fastest indoor go kart racing experience in the San Francisco Bay Area.
MOVIES & THEATERS
The Bankhead- Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center - 2400 First St - The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center & the Bankhead Theater bring world-class arts and entertainment to the Tri-Valley. Located in Downtown Livermore.
The Vine Cinema & Alehouse
1722 First Street Livermore- Art films, independent, classic & cool mainstream films plus food, wine & beer sales - delivered to your table, couch or seat inside the theater!
Livermore 13 Cinemas
2490 First Street Livermore
- We are the first all digital projection movie theatre in the entire East Bay.
Stadium style seating with luxury rocking seats.
Regal Hacienda Crossings Stadium 20 & IMAX
5000 Dublin Blvd, Dublin (red star on map)
- The only IMAX in the Livermore Valley plus 10 theaters.
Livermore Municipal Airport, considered as the Gateway to the Tri-Valley, is home to over 600 aircraft which includes Military/ Warbirds, Antique/Classic, Experimental/ Homebuilt, and Aerobatic type aircraft. Every year Livermore Municipal Airport has an open house which showcases a variety of aircrafts as well as an aerial performance.
Longest Continuously Burning Lightbulb in the world Never burnt out and never turned off as featured in Ripley’s Believe It Or Not.
This building, first opened in May of 1911. Until 1966, this was the City of Livermore’s Library. The building is also being shared by the Livermore Heritage Guild and Livermore Art Association since 1974. Carnegie Museum houses the History Center.
Robert Livermore Community Center has swimming, basketball court, community center rooms and a wide variety of events, classes and social opportunities.
Discovery Center - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s Discovery Center is a great place to learn more about the Laboratory’s history as well as explore the various displays of Science and Technology. Science Saturdays are also offered at the Bankhead Theater.
The Duarte Garage & Lincoln Highway Museum, which was built in 1915 by F.H. Duarte, has numerous events featuring exquisite antique & classic cars. For more information, visit Livermore Heritage Guild.
Livermore has a strong blue-collar element, as well as many professionals who work at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and other work sites in the high tech industries within the Bay Area. Recent housing development has included the addition of hundreds of million dollar homes set among the southside's vineyards as well as a multi-million dollar renovation of the downtown area.
The downtown renovations included office buildings, the Livermore Cinemas, the Bankhead Theatre and a multi-story parking structure for the new businesses, Railway station, Bankhead Theatre, restaurants, etc..
At the Livermore Civic Center off S. Livermore Ave there is a state-of-the-art library (with a controversial front mosaic by Maria Alquilar) that opened in 2004.
Livermore has a municipal Las Positas Golf Course, Springtown 9 hole Golf Course as well as the 18 hole Poppy Ridge Golf and the 18 hole Wente Vineyards Course near the city.
It has a regional municipal airport (LVK) accessible to business jets which serves the whole tri-valley area.
The city is home to Bay Area Rosal, a professional indoor soccer team.
Each summer Livermore has a farmer's market which bring farm fresh produce directly to the consumer.
Arts organizations supported by the city include the Livermore-Amador Symphony, Del Valle Fine Arts, producer of classical music events, and in the valley at large, the Valley Concert Chorale, Livermore Valley Opera, the Valley Dance Theatre, a classical ballet company and the Livermore Art Association, many world class artists are represented.
There are over fifty different places to worship in Livermore including historic St Michaels, and First Presbyterian Chapel..
Camp Wonder opened its first summer camp for children with special medical needs in Livermore in 2001.
One of the largest districts in Livermore is Springtown, the northeast area of the city north of Interstate 580. Originally conceived as a retirement community in the early 1960s, Springtown has many of the city's hotels and a public golf course.
The downtown area or central district has two movie theaters, a community theater, and space for open air concerts.
The North Livermore district is north of the Union Pacific Railroad that cuts through downtown.